This is the story of the unusual yet heartwarming friendship between Bubbles, a rescued orphan elephant and Bella the labrador.
Bubbles isn’t like your usual elephant, she loves playing catch with labrador her best friend, who is only about as tall as her knee.
Even when Bubbles dives into a large pool of water, Bella finds a way to get the ball by climbing on the giants back.
Bubbles lives at the Myrtle Beach Safari. She was flown in from Africa from she was a child after her parents were killed for their tusks.
Bella leaps of her playmates back to catch the ball and then swims off leaving the elephant in hot pursuit of her.
‘They just love to romp around together.’
The animals at the Myrtle Beach Safari are part of a wildlife conservation effort called The Rare Species Fund in Southern California.